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Anyone in Seattle familiar with Original Joe's in San Jose, California?

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rjohn40787 Jan 2, 2011 12:48 PM

If you are, I'm looking for a restaurant in the Seattle area that serves spaghetti that is reminiscent of Original Joe's...with a red sauce in which meat and mushrooms are prominent.

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    munkeech RE: rjohn40787 Mar 23, 2011 04:58 PM

    haha, i remember that mafia-like atmosphere, great portions. Machiavelli's comes close with similar sphaghetti texture, but they don't have that same red sauce taste. Reasonable portions.

    If you're hunkering for hearty red sauce, two suggestions.
    - Romio's sandwich (Eastlake) (I like the meatball, friend likes the chicken parm). I'd skip the pizzas, never got a pasta before. Very casual atmophere.
    - Via Tribunali (not a pasta joint) Sauce isn't hearty persay, but flavorful. A fav for thin crust neopolitan pizza if you've never gone before

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    Via Tribunali
    913 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

    Romio's
    11422 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033

    Via Tribunali
    317 W Galer St, Seattle, WA 98119

    Via Tribunali
    , Seattle, WA 98101

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      Psiweaver RE: rjohn40787 Mar 25, 2011 08:44 AM

      there really isn't anything like that up here that i've found. I too like Machiavelli's atmosphere pricing and food quality, but its not the same as Joe's.

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